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PAX AMERICA
PART ONE


1791: The western counties of Virginia and Pennsylvania vote to secede from their respective states. The states of Appalachia (free) and Westsylvania (free) are admitted to the Union.
Virginia ratifies the Bill of Rights.

1792: George Washington (Federalist) defeats George Clinton (Democratic-Republican), being reelected.
The Vermont Compromise is passed through the United States Congress and the Vermont Parliament. Vermont becomes a dominion inside of the United States. Kentucky (slave) joins the Union.
Denmark outlaws slave trading.



1793: King Louis XIV is executed in Paris. At the end of the year, France emancipates all the slaves in the country and her colonies.

1794: President Washington suffers a mild stroke.
Secessionists in western Tennessee Territory and southwest Kentucky vote for that area to become the Territory of Franklin.

1794-1814: The Napoleonic Wars will be fought just like OTL.

1796: John Adams (Federalist) defeats Thomas Jefferson (Democratic-Republican).
Tennessee (slave) and Franklin (slave) join the Union.



1797: Many in the United States Congress begin to call for the annexation of parts of Canada.

1798: Spain sells all of West Florida to the United States.

1799: A vaccine for smallpox is discovered.

1800: Thomas Jefferson (Democratic-Republican) narrowly defeats John Adams (Federalist).
The District of Columbia is incorporated into the United States.



1801: Czar Paul of Russia is assassinated by an anarchist. He is succeeded by his son, Alexander I.
An Act of Union between England and Ireland, forming the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.

1802: Georgia cedes her western territory to the Federal Government.

1803: Ohio (free) joins the Union. Thomas Jefferson buys Louisiana and from Napoleon.
President Jefferson orders that all Haitian ships not be at American ports for political reasons. In response, the Haitian Navy begins raiding Americans ships.  President Jefferson requests this to stop

1804: Lewis and Clark are sent by President Jefferson to explore the Louisiana Purchase.
Haitian naval ships do not stop the practice of piracy.  In retaliation, the United States invades, taking Haiti over.  Haiti will remain under military administration until 1834.
Thomas Jefferson (Democratic-Republican) defeats Charles Pinckney (Federalist).

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« Reply #1 on: June 05, 2004, 07:53:24 pm »
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I'm excited to see a new take on an Imperialist America Smiley

(And it has maps!  Grin)
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« Reply #2 on: June 05, 2004, 09:09:26 pm »
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Good job. Cant wait until the civil war.
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« Reply #3 on: June 05, 2004, 09:48:54 pm »
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Yay for Westylvania.

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PAX AMERICA
PART TWO


1805: The Democratic-Republican Party slowly begins to split over the issue of annexing parts of Canada.  William H. Ford (a man of my own creation who lives in Canada, whose parents were Loyalists) takes a “business trip” to America.  In Boston, he plans a filibuster expedition into New Brunswick.

1806: Ford and his followers seize control of the New Brunswick government in legal ways.  The past economy has been failing in New Brunswick over the past decade.  Many of Ford’s followers, who include a nice portion of the citizens in New Brunswick, begin calling for annexation by the Untied States.
The Thirteenth Amendment is passed, saying that a State Militia in a time of war will listen only to the President of the United States.

1807: A slave uprising in US occupied Haiti is put down by Federal forces.  The New Brunswick People’s Party (NBPP) is formed by the followers of William Ford.

1808: Aaron Burr (Democratic-Republican) defeats Charles Pinckney (Federalist) and George Clinton (Democratic-Republican), becoming president.
The United States Congress outlaws the slave trade.
NOTE: Aaron Burr never tried to create his own republic along the Mississippi River.



1809: Tom Paine’s final propaganda work is “The People of New Brunswick”, calling for the people of New Brunswick to join the NBPP.  Tom Paine leaves behind his apprentice Alexander Winchester, to carry on his work.

1810: Tensions begin to rise between the United States and England over the situation in Canada.  It has become so volatile, that many feel that a conflict is going to happen.   Alexander Winchester does not die in a horse accident.  Winchester is a strong supporter of American expansionism.

1811: In December, the people of New Brunswick vote overwhelmingly to join the United States.  England declares that vote void, and begins mobilizing its forces.  State militias and the standing army are mobilized in preparation for war.

1812: Thousands of Americans march into New Brunswick to annex it.  Britain declares war, saying that the Untied States is invading British territory.  The people of Nova Scotia rise up, since the influence of the NBPP has spread to the other Maritime Provinces.  The British attack Detroit, starting the war.
From Detroit, the Americans invade the Niagara Peninsula, marching towards York, to capture and burn it.  Unlike in OTL, the militias crossed over into Canada to invade since the American propaganda officials lead by Winchester made the war a patriotic one.  Many times during the war, the US Navy won several key engagements.
The state of Orleans (slave) is admitted to the Union.
Aaron Burr (Democratic-Republican) defeats DeWitt Clinton (Federalist).



1813: At the Battle of Lake Erie, the US Lake Erie Flotilla defeats the British one, cutting the British supply lines in half, while the same thing happens in Lake Huron.  Major General William Henry Harrison captures London in Lower Canada.  The American Lake Ontario Flotilla lands forces in York and Hamilton, and the US Army captures those cities.  The New York Miltia and the Vermont Republic Army (Vermont declares war on England) drive towards Ottawa, while militias begin attacking Niagara.
More American forces begin driving towards Montreal, which rises up against the British, and the same in Nova Scotia and Prince Edwards Island.  Montreal falls in September as the first frosts come.
Mexico declares her independence from Spain.

1814: With the end of the war in Europe, England could spare troops in America.  But the St. Lawrence River was blockaded by the United States Navy.  Quebec City falls in March.  Faced with these defeats, the Treaty of Ghent is signed on July 31st, 1814.  The final battle of the Second Anglo-American War, the Battle of New Orleans, is held two weeks after the treaty was signed.  The Niagara peninsula, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edwards Island are annexed by the United States.  Vermont gets a part of land leading to the St. Lawrence River, and other parts of Upper Canada (Quebec) are given their independence as the Republic of Quebec.

1815: The map of Europe is redrawn during the Congress of Vienna.
The United States Congress will admit the states of Louisiana and Mississippi, both slave states, to even out the free-to-slave state ratio.
Napoleon’s 100 Days.  They go the same as OTL.

1816: James Madison (Democratic-Republican) defeats Rufus King (Federalist).  Indiana (free) and Saratoga (slave) join the Union.



1817: The northern states admit Niagara (free) to the Union.  This move is very controversial, even today.

1818: Illinois (free) and Alabama (slave) join the Union.

1819: Because of a dramatic downturn of sugar cane prices and various rebellions, Spain sells Cuba and East Florida to the United States.

1820: The Missouri Compromise is reached, the first equal-number-of-states-compromise.  Missouri (slave) and Maine (free) are admitted to the Union.
President Madison decides not to run for re-election.  James Monroe (Democratic-Republican) defeats John Q. Adams (Federalist), effectively destroying the Federalist Party.


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« Reply #5 on: June 06, 2004, 08:54:44 am »
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Go Aaron Burr!
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PAX AMERICA
PART THREE


1821: President Monroe begins to reform the US Army considerably, increasing its peace-time size.
The city of Liberia is established along the west African coast.

1822: The US Congress recognizes the various new South and Central American republics.
The United States also supports Emperor Agustên I (Agustên de Iturbide) of Mexico.

1823: President Monroe issues the Monroe Doctrine.  Despite this, Madison’s popularity plummets in his waning months in office.

1824: Andrew Jackson (Democratic-Republican) defeats other Democrat-Republicans John Q. Adams and Henry Clay.  Jackson will continue Madison’s military reforms.



1825: Emperor Agustên of Mexico flees to America after a rebellion overthrows him.  Agustên will live in New York City until he dies in 1846.  His son, Miguel de Iturbide, flees to America, too.  Miguel will be crowned Emperor Miguel I of Mexico after the First Mexican war.

1826: The Democratic-Republican Party splits in half.  The former Federalists, lead by John Q. Adams, split from the followers of Jackson.  Adams and his followers form the National Republican Party and Jackson’s followers form the Democratic Party.
The military occupation of the Haiti ends.  The first democratically elected governor of Haiti, Jean-Pierre Boyer, is elected.

1827: The National Republican Party begins getting support to allow Nova Scotia and Jefferson (Prince Edwards Island) as states.  The Democrats begin pushing for statehood of East and West Florida (both made out of Spanish West Florida).

1828: Andrew Jackson (Democratic) defeats John Q. Adams (National Republican), being re-elected.
Nova Scotia (free), Jefferson (free), East Florida (slave), and West Florida are admitted to the Union.



1829: The United States sends soldiers into Quebec to help the Republican government there in the Quebec Civil War.  With American aid, the Royalists are defeated.

1830: President Jackson signs the American Railroad Act, which will allow the Federal government to give grants to the railroad companies for expansion.
Secessionists in east Haiti vote to seceded from the Territory of Haiti.  They form the Territory of Santo Domingo.

1831: John Calhoun is picked as Andrew Jackson’s successor to the presidency.  The United States begins having a major baby boom.
A slave uprising happens in Jamaica is unsuccessful.  But over the next five years, the British colony will slump more and more into debt.

1832: The presidential election of this year has four candidates receiving electoral votes.  John Calhoun-Andrew Jackson’s hand picked successor-defeats Henry Clay (National Republican), John Floyd (Independent Democrat), and William Wirt (Anti-Masonic), routing the other candidates.



1833: The Whig Party is formed.  It is made up of anti-Calhoun people from various groups.

1834: Haiti (slave) and Huron (free, OTL Michigan “mainland”) are admitted as a state.  Despite it being a slave state, it has very few slaves living there.
John Calhoun’s approval ratings sky rocket.

1835: Spanish West Florida is organized into the Seminole Territory.  The American soldiers in Quebec arrive back home.

1836: John Calhoun (Democratic) is reelected, defeating Whig William Henry Harrison.  Despite this loss, the Whigs gain momentum in Congress and the state and local levels.
Texas declares her independence.



1837: Calhoun recognizes the Republic of Texas, to the horror of southern Democrats, who wanted it admitted as a slave state.  The southerners begin pushing for statehood of either Seminole, Cuba, or Santo Domingo, while the northerners begin pushing for statehood of Michigan (OTL Michigan peninsula) or Santo Domingo as a free state.

1838: Feeding of the Depression of ’37, the Whigs win a majority in both houses of Congress, pushing their ‘Glorious Compact’, a bill to help the unemployed.

1839: The first abolitionist party, the Freedom Party, is formed.  The Freedom Party will win some electoral votes in the 1840 election.

1840: William Henry Harrison (Whig) defeats Martin Van Buren (Democrat) and James Birney (Freedom).
Arkansas (slave) and Michigan (free) are admitted to the Union.
After the near failure of the British Jamaica Colony, the British sell it to the United States.


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List of Presidents:

1. George Washington (F)
2. John Adams (F)
3. Thomas Jefferson (D-R)
4. Aaron Burr (D-R)
5. James Madison (D-R)
6. James Monroe (D-R)
7. Andrew Jackson (D-R)
8. John Calhoun (D-R)
9. William H. Harrison (W)
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The three parts that I posted before this one were draft copies.  I've decided to push back the POD (point of divergence) to 1812, and not created weird states out of Pennsylvania and Virginia.  So here's Pax America: The American Empire, Part One.

Pax America: The American Empire
Part One


1812: The Second Anglo-American War.  The United States draws up plans for a three-pronged invasion of Canada.  The first prong, from Detroit would be lead by General William Henry Harrison, would strike up through the Niagara Peninsula, destined to seize London and Kitchener, then move onto York.  The second prong, lead by General Andrew Jackson, would strike at Queenstown Height and then Hamilton, eventually reaching York.  The third prong, lead by General Zebulon Pike, would strike at Montreal.
Harrison presses his attack through the Detroit River by late July, catching the British off guard.  He captures London by August and Kitchener by October.  Then fall and winter sets in.
The Niagara front attacks Queenstown Heights, defeating the British garrison there.  The whole army crosses over into Canada, and captures Hamilton by late September.  General Jackson will stay at Hamilton for the winter.
Pike drives towards Montreal early, and the Québécois rise up against the British, something that Pike had been waiting for.  By winter, Montreal is in American hands.
James Madison (Democratic-Republican) defeats DeWitt Clinton (Federalist).  Louisiana (slave) is admitted to the Union.



1813: By spring, the drive towards York has begun.  Oliver Hazard Perry builds the American Lake Ontario Flotilla at Rochester, destined to help bring down York.  York is under American siege by June, but with Lake Ontario under British control, it will remain open.  Quebec City and other Quebec cities have risen up against their British masters.  Pike raises the Québécois Nationalist Army, and marches up the St. Lawrence.  In three months, the Maritime Provinces have fallen.
Perry launches the Lake Ontario Flotilla, and attacks the British Flotilla stationed at York, shattering it after it gets out to lake.  The British flotilla is shattered, and York falls in weeks.

1814: Britain sues for peace by February.  The Treaty of Ghent is signed in April, 1814.  All of British North American is ceded to the Untied States.  The Hudson Bay Company, too.
The rest of Spanish East Florida is sold to the United States.  The Territories of East and West Florida are created.
Napoleon commits suicide before being captured.

1816: James Monroe (Democratic-Republican) defeats Rufus King (Federalist).
Indiana (free) is admitted to the Union.
The Military Districts of Hudson Bay, Niagara, Ontario, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Franklin (Prince Edwards Island), and Newfoundland are established.  Quebec becomes a regular territory.



1817: Mississippi (slave) is admitted to the Union.  Many feel in Mississippi that they shouldn’t be landlocked by West Florida.

1818: Illinois (free) is admitted to the Union.

1819: Sugar cane prices drop, and Cuba slips into rebellion and debt, again.  Spain approaches the United States.
Alabama (slave) is admitted to the Union.

1820: Cuba and Spanish Florida are bought by the United States.  The Territories of Cuba and Seminole, respectively, are formed.
The Missouri Compromise is reached.  Maine (free) and Missouri (slave) are admitted to the Union.
James Monroe (Democratic-Republican) defeats John Quincy Adams (Federalist), being reelected.



1821: Quebec (free) and West Florida (slave) are admitted to the Union.
Mexico declares her independence.

1822: East Florida (slave) is admitted to the Union.  Most of the Canadian loyalists have left for Australia or other British colonies.  There are very few people left in the American Canadian Military Districts (ACMD), and the US government sets up a sort of proto-Homestead Act system in the ACMD.
The Federalist Party collapses.

1823: The Canadian Territoryhood Bill is passed through Congress.  It states that all Canadian territories must be non-military territories by 1826.
The Monroe Doctrine is presented to Congress.

1824: War hero Andrew Jackson (Democratic-Republican) defeats John Quincy Adams, William Crawford, and Henry Clay, all fellow Democrat-Republicans.
The US Army appeals the Canadian Territoryhood Bill.  But Congress refuses to listen.  The Army begins giving land to former soldiers who fought in the Second Anglo-American War.



The Canada and Cuba parts of the map are from the 'Superimperialistic Untied States' timeline.  Good maps, by the way Harry.  Where did you find those other nation maps, though?
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« Reply #9 on: June 07, 2004, 01:54:46 pm »
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Where did you find those other nation maps, though?[/i]

I'd like to know that, too Smiley

Still a great timeline Grin  The map is whack Tongue
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Pax America: The American Empire
Part Two


1825: Emperor Agustín of Mexico arrives in New York City after a revolution overthrows him.  He will die in 1846, and his son, Miguel de Iturbide, will return to Mexico in 1849.
President Jackson proposes a Madison Monument to commemorate a president who nearly doubled the size of the United States.  This idea will be shelved until 1837.

1826: The Democratic-Republican Party splits in half.  The former Federalists, lead by John Quincy Adams form the National Republican Party, and the Democratic-Republican Party drops the ‘Republican’ from their name.
The military occupation of the ACMD ends, as the territories of Hudson Bay, Niagara, Ontario, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Franklin, and Newfoundland are created.

1827: President Jackson signs the Canadian Settlement Bill, which states that the Federal government will give anybody who wants to live in Canada 160 acres in land for a five year lease.

1828: Andrew Jackson (Democratic) defeats John Quincy Adams (National Republican), being reelected.
Jackson signs the American Railroad Bill which will give railroad companies grants to build railroads.



1829: The US Army begins to demobilize from its war-time strength to its peace time strength, 15 years after the Second Anglo-American War ended.

1830: King Charles X of France is overthrown in the July Revolution.  Louis Phillipe, the Citizen King, becomes king of France.
Joseph Smith forms the Church of Jesus Christ and Latter-day Saints.

1831: A slave rebellion in Jamaica is unsuccessful.  Despite this, the colony of Jamaica has slumped more and more into debt.  England begins to look for somebody to buy Jamaica from them, but nobody accepts.
President Jackson picks his vice-president, John C. Calhoun, as his successor.

1832: Four candidates for the presidency receive electoral votes.  Henry Clay (National Republican), John Floyd (Independent Democrat), and William Wirt (Anti-Masonic) all go up against John C. Calhoun (Democratic), but are routed.



1833: The National Republican Party collapses.  The Whig Party, a weird alliance of Northern industrialist, Southern critics of Calhoun, and supporters of a strong central bank.  The only thing they have in common is their opposition to Calhoun.

1834: The Untied States Congress passes the Public Land Settlement Bill, the same bill as the Canadian Settlement Bill, but compromises of the whole United States.

1835: Huron (free) and Arkansas (slave) are admitted to the Union.

1836: John C. Calhoun (Democrat) is reelected, defeating William Henry Harrison (Whig), Second Anglo-American War hero.



1837: Congress approves the Madison Monument, a Roman-style building with a statue of James Madison in it.  Construction begins in February, 1838, and the monument will be completed in 1842.
The United States Congress recognizes the Republic of Texas.

1838: Feeding off the Depression of ’37, the Whigs win both Houses of Congress, pressing through their ‘Relief Compact’ Bill, designed to give aid to the unemployed of the nation.
The first abolitionist party, the Freedom Party is formed.

1839: The Hudson Bay Company, which was handed over to the Americans after the Second Anglo-American War, is broken up, and the territory is annexed by the United States.
The current slave-to-free-state ratio is 7:6.  The slave states want two more slave states.

1840: William Henry Harrison (Whig) defeats Martin van Buren (Democrat) and James Birney (Freedom).



1841: Cuba is split into two territories, and both are admitted into the Union, as Havana (west) and Cuba (east).
William Henry Harrison decides not to stand in the cold rain during his inauguration address.  He lives.
The United States buys Jamaica from England, who is willing to sell it.

1842: The Untied States Congress Passes the Thirteenth Amendment, or the District Amendment.  It establishes a new class for American territory, the district.  The district is a step between being a territory and a state.  Each district sends on senator and one representative to Congress, and gets two electoral votes in the presidential election.  The first district is the American Federal District (AFD, the former District of Columbia).

1843: Seminole (slave), Ontario (free), Jamaica (slave), and Niagara all become districts.  

1844: Santo Domgino declares her independence from Haiti, and requests annexation by the United States.  President Harrison agrees, and the Territory of Santo Domingo is formed.
Incumbent William Henry Harrison (Whig) is defeats by James K. Polk (Democratic).

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good job. Very good!!
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Pax America: The American Empire
Part Three


1845: Texas is admitted to the Union as the 29th State.  The northern states begin pushing for statehood of Michigan (the Michigan peninsula of OTL).  Michigan (free) is admitted in December, 1945.

1846: President Polk orders that all of disputed Texas come under American military control.  Not wanting this, a troop of Mexican cavalry attacks and kills several members of General Taylor’s army. In response to “this act of treachery on the part of the Mexicans”, the Untied States declares war.  In TTL, the whole nation supports this war.  After war was declared, General Kearny seized several cities in California and New Mexico.  Monterrey fell to General Taylor fell in September after two days of fighting.
Iowa (free) and Seminole (slave) are admitted the Union.

1847: General Winfield Scott landed an army of 10,000 in Vera Cruz, and the US Navy helped.  With a three prong attack coming towards Mexico City, the Mexican Army was demoralized.  Desertions were common, and army’s morale dropped significantly.  After months of marching, Mexico City comes under fire from General Scott’s artillery.  In September, Mexico City fell.
The District of Santo Domingo (slave) is formed

1848: The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo is signed.  The territory exchange is the same as OTL.
The Whigs nominate Zachary Taylor for the presidency.  James K. Polk defeats Taylor, being re-elected.  Martin van Buren, former vice-president, runs as a Free Soil, being defeated by Polk.  Polk accepts the presidency despite his health.
Wisconsin (free) and Santo Domingo (slave) join the Union.



1849: President Polk dies after a heart attack.  His vice-president, George B. Dallas, succeeds his.
Gold is discovered at Sutter’s Mill, sparking the California gold rush.
The Compromise of 1849 is made.  It states that any territory or district south of the 36th Parallel must be slave one, but once it becomes a state, it can chose whether or not it will continue slavery; states will be admitted in pairs, one slave, and one free; Texas will give up her western claims.
Miguel de Iturbide is crowned Emperor Miguel I.

1850: President Dallas sends James Gadsden to make a purchase from Mexico for more land.  Miguel declines the offer.
California (free) and Jamaica (slave) are admitted to the Union.

1851: President Dallas begins rebuilding and expansion of the US Army.  President Dallas again dispatches James Gadsden to purchase from more land from Mexico.  Emperor Miguel-realizing that the US Army is the only thing keeping him on the throne-agrees.  Miguel sells Sonora, Chihuahua, the Baja Peninsula, and parts of Coahuila.

1852: President Dallas decides not to seek reelection.  His vice-president, Franklin Pierce, defeats Winfield Scott (Whig).
New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Franklin all become districts.



1853: The territory of Washington (parts of Chihuahua and Sonora) becomes a district.  The population increases drastically after thousands are given land grants by the US government.

1854: The American Whig Party collapses.  The radical abolitionists form the Republican Party, while the remaining members rejoin the Democratic Party.  Pro-slave members of the Whig and Democratic Party form the American Party.
President Pierce gives William Walker one-thousand men, along with the necessary supplies, to mount a filibuster expedition into Nicaragua.

1855: William Walker takes over Nicaragua, and requests that Nicaragua become a district within the Untied States.  Pierce sends Walker more men and supplies to put down anti-American forces in the jungles of Nicaragua.

1856: Nicaragua (slave), Ontario (free), Washington (slave), and New Brunswick (free) become states.
Pierce decides not to run for reelection.  James Buchanan (Democrat) defeats John Fremont (Republican) and Millard Fillmore (American).



1857: Panamanians request aid from William Walker and the Untied States in their rebellion against Gran Colombia.  Walker, along with his ‘First Nicaragua Filibusters’ arrive in Panama City, which is in firm Panamanian control.  From their, Walker aids the Panamanians, giving them weapons and training.  In November, the Republic of Panama is declared.  Walker contacts his operatives in Coast Rica.

1858: Panama is annexed by the United States.  Panama (slave) and Minnesota (free) are admitted to the Union in February.  President Buchanan asks Congress to admit Kansas as a slave state, even though they voted against.  The Kansas Compromise is reached, in which slavery will be allowed only in certain areas of the state, but it will be considered a slave state.  Oregon (free) and Kansas (slave) are admitted to the Union.

1860: The Presidential election this year is a three-way, with all sides with massive support.  The Democrats, with Stephan Douglas and James Gadsden, support the expansion of the Untied States, keep the Compromise of 1849; the Republicans nominate upstart politician, but still relatively inexperience, Abraham Lincoln as their vice-president and William H. Seward as their president, and they want to end slavery; and the Constitutional Unionists, nominate John Bell and John Breckenridge, they want more slave states and territories.
William H. Seward defeats the other two opponents.


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« Reply #13 on: June 08, 2004, 07:11:12 pm »
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Good update.  Historically there was significant pressure from some groups in the US for a complete annexation of Mexico.  Seems like a freebie to an imperialistic OTL.

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Pax America: The American Empire
Part Four


1861:  The American Civil War begins, as the southern states fear the abolition of slavery the states.  Texas, Louisiana, East and West Florida, Seminole, Mississippi, Alabama, Kentucky, North and South Carolina, Virginia, Cuba, Havana, Nicaragua, Panama, and Santo Domingo seceded from the United States.  In Virginia, the six western counties and the northern five secede from Virginia and form the state of West Virginia.  The Confederate State of America is formed.
The Confederates siege and shell Mobile, which is still in Union hands.  This starts the war.  General Robert E. Lee raises the Army of Southern Virginia, and begins to march onto Washington.  General McClellan meets Lee and the Army of Southern Virginia with McClellan’s Army of Northern Virginia (ANV) at the Manassas, being defeated.

1862: In March, McClellan is placed in command of the Army of the Chesapeake, and starts the Peninsula Campaign in March.  It ends in a Union victory, but in reality, it is a tie.  That same month, the USS Avenger and the CSS Virginia engage each other off the Cuban coast.  Next month, Union forces attempt to cross at Shiloh, Tennessee, the first major battle in the war, and New Orleans falls to Admiral Farragut.  The final major battle of the year, Antietam, ends Confederate hopes of invading the north.  In the extreme West, General H.H. Sibley has raised the Army of Texas, and attacks into Washington.  He is defeated at the Battle of the Little Creek.
The Homestead Act is passed.

1863:  In January, President Seward issues the Emancipation Proclamation.  The Confederates stop the Union advance at Chancellorsville.  In May, General Ulysses S. Grant is killed during the Vicksburg Campaign.  General William T. Sherman succeeds Grant, and meets up with Admiral Farragut in New Orleans in July, and begins marching into Texas.  The Battle of Gettysburg is the Confederate high water mark, and the turning point of the war in the east.
In Texas, the western counties split to from the Free State of Houston.
West Virginia and Houston are admitted to the Union.

1864: In May, General William T. Sherman is place in command of the Union Armies, and promoted to Lieutenant General.  The next month, Sherman faces a Confederate force at Cold Harbor.  Sherman decides for a flanking maneuver, defeating Lee and capturing a part of the Army of Southern Virginia.  Begging in June, Sherman lays siege to Petersburg.  In August, General Henry Warner Slocum’s March to the Sea devastates Georgia and the Carolinas.
William H. Seward is reelected with Abraham Lincoln as his vice-president, defeating Democrat and former general George B. McClellan.  Nevada is admitted to the Union.



1865: The American Civil War comes to an end in April, 1865 at Appomattox.  General Robert E. Lee surrenders the Army of Southern Virginia to General William T. Sherman and the Army of Northern Virginia.  Four days later, John Wilkes Booth assassinates William Seward.  Lincoln is sworn in as the President of the Untied States of America.
In Mexico, Emperor Miguel I is overthrown in a revolution.  Miguel escapes to New York City.  Lincoln, realizing that the Union needs an ally on their southern flank to help in Reconstruction, orders an invasion of Mexico.  The US Army invades, and reaches Mexico City in weeks.  Miguel is restored, and as compensation, the Yucatan Peninsula is sold to the US.

1866: Louis Reil, the leader of the Métis People’s Party, convinces the US Government to organize the territory of Manitoba as a district.  Reconstruction of the Southern states officially begins.  The District of the Yucatan is formed.

1867: The Czar offers to the sell the United States Alaska and the Kamchatka Peninsula.  President Lincoln buys the territory.  Many criticize Lincoln for this move.
Nebraska and Manitoba are admitted into the Union.  Texas, Louisiana, Cuba, and Santo Domingo are readmitted to the Union.

1868: President Lincoln, with Schuyler Colfax as his vice-president, defeats Democrat Horatio Seymour.  The Fourteenth and Fifteenth Amendments (Thirteenth and Fourteenth, respectively, OTL) are passed.
Nicaragua, Arkansas, Seminole, and East and West Florida are readmitted to the Union.



1869: Virginia, North and South Carolina, and Georgia are all readmitted to the Union.  The state of Sonora is admitted to the Union.
William Walker launches a filibuster expedition into Costa Rica is a success.

1870: President Lincoln orders Reconstruction come to and end, and Mississippi, Alabama, Tennessee, Havana, and Panama are all readmitted to the Union. The Sixteenth Amendment is passed.  This Amendment says that states cannot deny voting rights based on race, color, or previous conditions in servitude.

1871: The states of Vancouver and Columbia are admitted to the Union.  President Lincoln reforms the US Army, and Congress passes the National Reserve Bill, which will reform the state militias into the Federal National Reserve.

1872: The Republicans pick war hero William T. Sherman over Vice-president Schuyler Colfax for their presidential candidate.  Sherman decides to take on Colfax as his vice-president.  Horace Greeley is nominated by the Democrats, and Thomas Hendricks is nominated as his vice-president.  Sherman defeats Greeley in a landslide.
In the Orange Free States, several pro-British governments have come to power, and oppression of the Boers has begun.  Many of the Boers have requested aid from the United States.



1873: Sherman is inaugurated.  He publicly promises aid to the Boers in the Orange Free States.  Britain protests, but the Untied States is trading with a sovereign power.

1874: Sherman sends William Walker to the Orange Free States, more specifically, Zululand.  There, he and supporters, stage a coup against the pro-British government there.  Walker does not instate himself as president, but instates a pro-American government.

1875: The states of Baja and New Mexico are admitted to the Union.

1876: President Sherman decides not to run for reelection.  His vice-president, Schuyler Colfax, is nominated for the presidency.  Colfax picks Rutherford B. Hayes to be his running mate.  The Democrats nominate Thomas Hendricks for president and Samuel Tilden as vice-president.  Colfax wins.
Colorado is admitted to the Union and the District of Canada is formed.


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« Reply #15 on: June 10, 2004, 07:51:31 pm »
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I was hoping for the south to win... Sad
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« Reply #16 on: August 23, 2004, 03:53:00 pm »
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I'm sure you were.

How is the state Santo Domingo supposed to be a Confederate state they would have been completely over-run by the mulato population.
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